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A. Van Jordan
Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library
February 16, 2017, 5:00 PM
A. Van Jordan is the author of four collections: Rise, which won the PEN/Oakland Josephine Miles Award (2001); M-A-C-N-O-L-I-A (2005), which was listed as one the Best Books of 2005 by The London Times; Quantum Lyrics (2007); and The Cineaste (2013). Jordan has been awarded a Whiting Writers Award, an Anisfield-Book Award, and a Pushcart Prize. He is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship and a United States Artists Fellowship. He is currently the Henry Rutgers Presidential Professor at Rutgers University-Newark.